They better not snub Bam for the All Star game

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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#41 » by cupcakesnake » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:15 pm

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cupcakesnake wrote:I think it also depends if Jimmy Butler gets in. Coaches might choose 1 of the 2.

I really think there are 15 dudes clearly deserving of an EC all-star spot I don't think Bam is a lock.


With the amount of games Butler has missed it seems unlikely the coaches would pick him.


I find the coaches a bit unpredictable in that regard and they tend to lean towards players with the big reputations more often than not.

I have both Bam and Jimmy on my imaginary 12-man all-star roster. But I'm emotionally prepared for one of them to get snubbed.

I think Garland, Randle, Irving, Harden, Trae, and Bam are all in danger of being snubs. Maybe even guys like Jrue (who I think should be a lock), Jimmy, have some snubbery potential.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#42 » by GeorgeSears » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:20 pm

I'm with you on Adebayo over Randle, Brunson is more deserving. Siakam may have a case depending on where the Raps rank. I'm not a fan of rewarding teams that aren't even in play-in contention with an all-star.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#43 » by old skool » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:26 pm

There are multiple really really good players - star players - who won't make the All-Star team. Ranking NBA players 20-40 is very difficult because the skill levels are so close. These are almost coin flip decisions. They don't merit outrage from fans with rooting intetests.

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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#44 » by old skool » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:31 pm

The very fear of a certain player being left off the All-Star team proves that the selection includes considerable uncertainty. There is no hand wringing over the possibility of Doncic, or Embid, or Morant being left off the team.

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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#45 » by ForeverTFC » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:36 pm

This is a really weird post. I'm pretty positive both Bam and Siakam are pretty much locks for the team this year. And Randle is competing with Brunson, not those 2, for a spot.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#46 » by DaGawd » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:42 pm

ForeverTFC wrote:This is a really weird post. I'm pretty positive both Bam and Siakam are pretty much locks for the team this year. And Randle is competing with Brunson, not those 2, for a spot.

technically randle is competing with those 2 in the front court.. but i guess i see what you mean as in only 1 knick is gonna get in between he and brunson
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#47 » by Liam_Gallagher » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:46 pm

Did we ever figure out why the all-star teams don't have 13 players on each, like the active rosters for NBA teams?
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#48 » by RHODEY » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:07 pm

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MrBigShot wrote:Bam's been great but why you have to throw shade at Siakam and Randle? lol

Esp Siakam, dude is a monster.

If that were true his team should be doing better...empty calories.


Those empty calories looked pretty good right before the parade in 2019.

They looked good next to an All NBAer Kawhii Leonard. :o
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#49 » by Miami_Lux » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:38 pm

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Bob Ross wrote:I hope Bam is snubbed for the all star game

Wouldn't even be a snub. His above average defense isn't enough to make up for his mediocre offense.


Above average defense? LOL
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#50 » by Miami_Lux » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:40 pm

QingJames wrote:He’s deserving, but the Heat aren’t deserving of two all stars. Bam or Jimmy, OP. Who do you pick?


I would pick Bam over Butler. Bam has been our best player this season. No question.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#51 » by Miami_Lux » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:41 pm

Larry_Russell wrote:I EASILY put Siakam and Randle over Bam


Maybe you watch some more Heat games then.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#52 » by Larry_Russell » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:55 pm

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Larry_Russell wrote:I EASILY put Siakam and Randle over Bam


Maybe you watch some more Heat games then.



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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#53 » by TheLand13 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:59 pm

LakersLegacy wrote:Only the best teams get multiple all-stars, unless they are a super superstar

Celtics and Nuggets


Cleveland got multiple all stars last season and they didn't even make the playoffs...
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#54 » by Educator » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:06 pm

Irving, Mitchell, Durant, Tatum, Giannis starting.

Embiid, Brown, and Harden are locks.

That's four spots left for Bam, Siakam, Randle, Brunson, Young, DeRozan, Garland, Haliburton, and Holiday. Maybe 5 if Durant misses the game.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#55 » by zimpy27 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:18 pm

Roy T wrote:U gonna throw hands if they don't?


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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#56 » by Swish1906 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:21 pm

iLLmatic860 wrote:Who cares about ASG


A lot of insecure players
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#57 » by nikster » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:51 pm

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nikster wrote:
Bob Ross wrote:I hope Bam is snubbed for the all star game

Wouldn't even be a snub. His above average defense isn't enough to make up for his mediocre offense.


Above average defense? LOL

Oh, this isn't the type of response you wanted with your OP?
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#58 » by nikster » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:54 pm

Swish1906 wrote:
iLLmatic860 wrote:Who cares about ASG


A lot of insecure players

Id think makes an impact on their career indirectly especially for a fringe all star or otherwise has few oppurtunites. It's increased exposure, and an accolade that probably has an impact on the way front offices perceive players, even if subtle.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#59 » by KingFox » Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:02 pm

All star rosters should have 13-14 players anyhow.
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Re: They better not snub Bam for the All Star game 

Post#60 » by ShulaDon92 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:11 pm

Bam is on some Kawhi Leonard-on the Spurs-like underrated **** right now.

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